'SHANTZ, CHRISTIAN, the second son of Isaac Shantz, was born on the old "Schantzen Homestead" near Pottsdown, Montgomery County, Pennsylvania, February 13th, 1779. On October 19th, 1800, he was married to Magdalena, daughter of old "Hannes" Cressman of Chester County, Pennsylvania. She was born January 30th, 1783, and died in Waterloo County, August 13th, 1866. In May, 1806, he, in company with his wife and family of three children, Philip Bliehm and family, his brother, Abraham, and family, Abraham Cressman, and others, moved to Canada. ... He died November 9th, 1856.'